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with Brian Redhead and John Timpson
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45 Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
John Timpson
Read By:
Bryan Martin

A Natural Death written and read by Celia Dale
Sophie had always been a cherished and desirable woman. And now she was to be a grandmother? Ridiculous?
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol long wave only

Contributors

Read By:
Celia Dale

Rugby Union, according to the laws of the game, is played and administered in 'a sporting spirit'. That's why there's no violence, greed, corruption, drunkenness, lechery or anti-social behaviour of any kind associated with it. Patrick Hannan examines how Wales in particular has produced so many clean-limbed heroes who, on and off the field, are an example to us all.
Producer HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrick Hannan
Producer:
Herbert Williams

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Children Need Fathers: how many fathers are forced to sever all ties with their children through divorce or separation? And what help is available for them? KAREN DECO reports. Wycliffe and the Pea-green Boat (6) long wave only

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor

Diary of a Suburban Housewife by SANDRA CLAYTON with Jill Meers as Anne 'After all the emotional capital I have expended upon my family, not to mention physical toil - my husband has become a grunt in front of the telly, my son has transmogrified into a mound of washing and my daughter leaves me in no doubt that when the revolution comes, I shall not be marching with the sisterhood!'
Directed by VANESSA WH1TBURN BBC Birmingham
(Roger Hume is a member of the RSC)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sandra Clayton
Unknown:
Jill Meers
Directed By:
Vanessa Wh1tburn
Unknown:
Roger Hume
Martin/Scottish vet:
Graham Padden
Peter:
Alex Jones
Young Peter:
Neil Coker
Susan:
Maggie Tarver
Margaret/Operator:
Patricia Gallimore
Telephone engineer:
Terry Molloy
Al/Waiter:
John Dixon
Betty/Receptionist:
Diana Davies
Jeremy/Young man:
Kim Durham
Stables proprietor:
Roger Hume

(Repeated: Fri 1.40 pm) Written by JAMES ROBSON Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Cast for the week:
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Written By:
James Robson
Editor:
Anthony Parkin
Phil Archer:
Norman Painting
Jill:
Patricia Greene
Shula:
Judy Bennett
David:
Timothy Bentinck
Christine Barford:
Lesley Saweard
George:
Graham Roberts
Laura:
Betty McDowall
John Tregorran:
John Bott
Walter Gabriel:
Chris Gittins
Nelson Gabriel:
Jack May
Sid Perks:
Alan Devereux
Martha Woodford:
Molue Harris
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie:
Heather Bell
Jethro Larkin:
George Hart
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Richard Adamson:
Richard Carrington
Colonel Danby:
Ballard Berkeley
Caroline Bone:
Sara Coward
Det Sgt Barry:
David Vann
Susan Horrobin:
Charlotte Martin
Bert:
William Eedle

The Cathedral at the End of the World
'... And so we came to the end of the world, where the Patron Saint of Wales sleeps by the Western
Sea ...' (The Rev Francis Kilvert 's diary - Tuesday 17 October 1871)
Paul Vaughan makes a pilgrimage to St David's
Cathedral, on the coast of Pembrokeshire, to explore its architecture, its music and its history.
Producer JOHN POWELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Francis Kilvert
Unknown:
Paul Vaughan
Producer:
John Powell

Anthony Howard presents Radio 4's coverage of the most significant by-election of this Parliament.
Comment and analysis by Robert Carvel of the London Standard and David Butler of Nuffield College, Oxford.
In the studio The Rt Hon John Biff en, mp and The Rt Hon
Gerald Kaufmann , mp among others, discuss the implications of the result. Producer PETER ROBINS long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Howard
Unknown:
Robert Carvel
Unknown:
David Butler
Unknown:
John Biff
Unknown:
Gerald Kaufmann
Producer:
Peter Robins

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